“On shore we got so close to penguins & seals, walked on ice & visited research stations, the Zodiac Shore Excursions never disappoint”
Zodiac boats will be used to transfer passengers from the ship to the shire with great Shore Excursions. During the cruise there will be several shore landing to see wildlife but also visiting Scientific research stations. On the shore excursions passengers will visit & be welcomed by colonies of penguins as well as seeing other wildlife concentration areas. Historic sites are visited showing the relics of the first human visitors- the sealers.
At the scientific research stations visitors have the chance to meet the staff there, learn about their work & have passports stamped. Some of the highlights on the cruises include visits to: Yankee Harbour & be greeted by thousands of Gentoo penguins; Spert Islands with its steep walls, narrow channels & stunning ice bergs; Hydrurga Rocks home to the Chinstrap penguins, Weddell seals & Leopard seals. For the shore excursions passengers will be on de-frosted land as well as on ice.